Gary Staples

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Gary Staples
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Mississippi House Of Representatives District 88
Incumbent
Assumed office
1988-92, 2004
Current term ends
2012
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website House site
Gary Staples (b. January 16, 1940) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He has represented the 88th District from 1988-1992 and currently since 2004.

Staples is retired. He worked for BellSouth.

Staples attended the University of Southern Mississippi and Jones Junior College. He is a member of the American Legion, Jones County Cattleman's Association, Laurel Telephone Pioneers, Mississippi Arts Fair for the Handicapped, and the Northeast Jones Future Farmers of America Alumni.[1]

Committee assignments

Staples currently serves on the following committees:

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

Staples is running in the 2011 election for Mississippi House of Representatives District 88. He is running against Mitchell Pitts in the primary on August 2, 2011. Democratic candidate Jonathan Hodge ran unopposed in the August 2 Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 8, 2011. [2]

2007

On November 6, 2007 Staples was re-elected in District 88, running unopposed.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 88 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Gary Staples (R) 7,002 100.00%

Campaign donors

2007

In 2007, Staples collected $2,950 in donations.[4]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Medical Association $1,000
AT&T $500
Mississippi Consumer Finance Association $400
Spectra Energy Transmission $300
Southern Strategy Group $250


Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215

District Address:
366 Forest Road
Laurel, MS 39443
Phone: 601-649-4972               601-649-4972       (Home)

Capitol Email:
gstaples@house.ms.gov

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 88
2004–present
Succeeded by
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